Thursday, October 22, 2009

Chris T-T - Brand New Material + Broken Family Band support and Solo UK Shows

After a busy year writing, recording, and playing shows both here and in America, influential cult singer Chris T-T is excited to announce some UK gigs news as well as details of brand new material.

Throughout October “British pop’s street-poet laureate and unsung genius” (The Sunday Times) will join his old friends The Broken Family Band on their final farewell tour. Following on from this Chris will embark on a run of intimate solo gigs up and down the UK. This will be the first chance to hear tracks from his incredible forthcoming album ‘Love Is Not Rescue’ due for release early 2010.

This will be Chris’s seventh studio album and shows a change of direction from last year’s rockier, heavier ‘Capital’ - the final part to his acclaimed London Trilogy released on Xtra Mile Recordings in 2008. For ‘Love…’ Chris has stripped back his sound and laid bare beautiful lyrics over delicate melodies in what is an introspective and pensive album showcasing Chris’s phenomenal song-writing talent.
Also, to be aired for the first time during these shows will be some of Chris’s more experimental works. Late last year Chris took a…er…trip into uncharted territory as he explored his creativity on a unique musical project that produced psychedelic soundscapes carved out from his piano They are both mad and beautiful. Just like Chris.

You can catch him at the following dates:

OCTOBER
SUPPORTING BROKEN FAMILY BAND
21 London The Garage
22 Sheffield Academy 2
23 Liverpool Academy 2
SOLO SHOWS
24 Cardiff Swn Festival 2009
25 Oxford Jericho Tavern
26 Aberdeen The Tunnels
27 Glasgow Nice N Sleazy
28 London Flowerpot
30 Cheltenham Walk The Line 09
NOVEMBER
14 London Brixton Academy Jamm – with Carter USM (full band show)
21 Brighton West Hill Hall

“We should cherish such poets of 21st century urbanity.” Plan B Magazine
“If he was standing for London Mayor, I'd vote for him...” Steve Lamacq, Radio 2

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